A look at how the process of vegetable tanning leather has evolved over time and the effects it has had on extract use, the leather industry, the leather produced and its uses.
Vegetable Tanned Leather: qualities, application and process. A precis of article in Premier Vision newlsetter.
The story of the Metta Catharina and her cargo of Russian leather which came to be found in Plymouth Sound. The qualities of this ancient leather and where it can be seen today.
How the development of tannin extracts affected the location of tanneries and leather production.